The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 104 115 123
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 24 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.23% 0.13% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.15% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 9
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £35,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Performance Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1628 1309 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.44% 82.48% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1053 1381
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 12 £30,000 - 1
Knutsford - 3 £44,000 -
Chester -6 1 - - 1
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 21 (84.00%) SQL
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 20 (80.00%) ISEB
3 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (68.00%) Release Management
5 16 (64.00%) ISTQB
6 14 (56.00%) Manual Testing
7 11 (44.00%) System Testing
7 11 (44.00%) Regression Testing
7 11 (44.00%) Stress Testing
7 11 (44.00%) Integration Testing
8 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
8 9 (36.00%) .NET
8 9 (36.00%) Windows
8 9 (36.00%) V-Model
8 9 (36.00%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (32.00%) MSTest
9 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (32.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (32.00%) Finance
9 8 (32.00%) JIRA
9 8 (32.00%) QA
9 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
10 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
11 4 (16.00%) IBM
11 4 (16.00%) CSQA
11 4 (16.00%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (16.00%) MBA
11 4 (16.00%) Mainframe

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (32.00%) MSTest
2 8 (32.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (32.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Analyst
1 23 (92.00%) Test Analyst
2 14 (56.00%) Senior Analyst
2 14 (56.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Test Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Web Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
1 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) PMI
1 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (16.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 17 (68.00%) Release Management
4 14 (56.00%) Manual Testing
5 11 (44.00%) System Testing
5 11 (44.00%) Stress Testing
5 11 (44.00%) Integration Testing
5 11 (44.00%) Regression Testing
6 9 (36.00%) V-Model
7 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
11 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (4.00%) Validation
12 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) ISEB
2 16 (64.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.00%) CSQA
3 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
3 4 (16.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
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